Blaeu: North Rhine-Westphalia / Mark & Ravensberg
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North Rhine-Westphalia / County of Mark & Ravensberg


The Counties of Mark and Ravensberg at the time of the Thirty Years' War.

Original coloured copper engraving by the cartographer and publisher Willem Blaeu (1571 – 1638), „Atlas Major“ published by Joan Blaeu (1596 – 1673), Amsterdam (1638) 1662, verso: text written in Latin.

Plate size: 38,5 cm x 50 cm

Very decorative map with beautiful original colouring and gold leaf gilding. Copper engraving printed on heavy paper, paper slightly toned due to age, wide margins, excellent condition.
Cp.: Koeman: Vol. I, Germania – sheet 253